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Get Up Close With Bernadette Peters And Discover Houston’s Early Music Scene

Bernadette Peters chats about her life and career. Plus, a harpsichordist, bassist and gambist stop by to talk about the Houston Early Music Festival.


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In this episode of the podcast "Unwrap Your Candies Now," Ernie Manouse interviews Broadway superstar and stage legend Bernadette Peters, who performs in Houston on November 2 at Jones Hall presented by Society for the Performing Arts.

Then, Catherine Lu previews the 7th Annual Houston Early Music Festival, November 7 – 17. She finds out about the city's early music scene, uniqueness of historical instruments and upcoming festival concerts from Houston Early Music Executive Director Deborah Dunham, Ars Lyrica Houston Artistic Director Matthew Dirst and Mercury Houston Artistic Director Antoine Plante. The festival also features American Baroque Opera Co., Bach Society Houston, La Speranza, Piping Rock Singers and Viols of Houston.

Share your comments, questions and ideas at UYCN@houstonpublicmedia.org.

Music used: Bernadette Peters – Fever, Ars Lyrica Houston – Heart & Soul and Mercury – L'estro Armonico


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Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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